Patagonia waders are built for the toughest critics. Patagonia builds products for the toughest customers: friends and themselves. That’s why they’ve tuned their waders to provide comfort, durability, warmth, breathability and value for every type of fly fishing.
About DustinDustin is a lifelong angler who channels his passion for the sport into all aspects of his life. By trade, Dustin is the president/owner of Fishwest, Inc. Otherwise, he can often be found lost in thoughts of his next saltwater destination or the next time he can stand in steelhead waters casting a two-hander.
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Winston Fly Rods, based in Twin Bridges, MT, offers some of the finest fly rods available. This video provides some highlights from their 2013 catalog.
After slipping and sliding through yet another slick, cobbled Skeena run, we came home determined to find a better traction solution. Drawing on his mountaineering experience, Yvon Chouinard disappeared into the Tin Shed and went to work…
Patagonia offers a complete system to keep you warm and dry when you are chasing fish in the coldest of months.
In July of 2012, I was selected to join Chris Hunt and Kirk Deeter of Trout Unlimited, Rebecca Garlock, Bruce Smithhammer, Steve Zakur, and several representatives of Simms, The National Park Service, and The Yellowstone Park Foundation in a tour of Yellowstone. We were directly involved in removal of the invasive lake trout from Yellowstone [...]
We only had a short time to spend with these new rods, but from what we saw…we were very much impressed. Our first thoughts were, “Oh great, another sloppy, slower action rod” and boy were we wrong. With the new Konnetic technology, these are crisp, smooth, full flexing beautiful fly rods. When we picked up [...]
The Simms Dry Creek Tech Pouch is simply a glorified zip-lock bag…or is it??? This little bag is made of durable waterproof material and includes features like a zip-lock AND roll-top closure to insure that the belongings inside stay dry. The cord allows it to be worn around your neck or tethered to a [...]
If you are like me, you hate putting sunscreen on your face. Mostly for the fact that by early afternoon, fishing hard in the hot sun, you sweat and start getting it in your eyes. They burn, they water and become pretty much intolerable. I may have found the solution.. For years while attending different [...]
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